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31 May 2020

Assam Forest Department Recruitment 2020: Syllabus, Selection Process Etc

Assam Forest Department Recruitment 2020 Syllabus, Selection Process Etc

Forest Department of Assam has issued the advertisement of 1081 No.s of Forester- I, Stenographer (Grade-III), Forest Guard, Surveyor, Mahut, Carpenter and Driver posts. The online application process has been started and will be ends on 25/06/2020.

In this post we will discuss about the selection process of theses 1081 posts ans the syllabus of the written test that you can prepare for the same.

A. Selection Process & Syllabus

The Selection process comprises of two phase.

  • (i) First Phase Test 
  • (ii) Second Phase Test

The Candidates whose applications are found to be correct will called for First phase Test which will be conducted at any convenient venue(s) depending upon the number of candidates

Before entering the test in the venue (s) for first phase test, biometrics of each candidate will be done.


The post wise selection process are as follows…

1. Forester- I & Forest Guard

  • On arrival, the Admit Card / Call Letter of the candidates will be verified.
  • Next, the candidates will be asked to appear in the Physical Standard Test (PST).
  • The PST will carry no marks.
  • Measurement of the height, weight and chest (only for Males) of the candidates will be taken after which the candidate will be inspected by a medical officer for preliminary checkup like knocked knee, vision test, colour blindness test, flat foot, varicose vein, physical deformities etc. Varicose vein shall be considered a temporary disqualification.
  • Once a candidate clears the PST, he/she will have to appear in the first phase test.



i. First Phase Test: 

  • The First Phase Test for Forester-I & Forest Guards will be the Physical Fitness Test comprising of 26 KMs (for Males) and 16 KMs (for Females) walk to be covered within 4 (four) hours .
  • Modern technology will be used for recording the time taken by the candidates to complete the walk.
ii. Second Phase Test: 

  • The Second Phase Test for Forester-I & Forest Guards will be a Written Test.
  • After completion of the Physical Fitness Test a merit list will be prepared for each category (Un-reserved, OBC/MOBC,SC,ST(P),ST(H), and EWS ) for both males and females ) on the basis of time taken for completion of the 26 KMs/ 16 KMs walk.
  • Candidates will be called for Written Test in order of merit at the rate of 5 (five) times the number of posts allotted in respect of each category.
  • The duration of the Written Test will be of 3 (three) hours for the posts of Forester-I and 2 (two) hours for the post of Forest Guards on the subjects as given below.
  • For the post of Forester-I, the Test will be of 100 marks with 100 questions and for the post of Forest Guards, the Test will be of 75 marks with 75 questions and both the test are completely OMR based.
  • Each question will be of 1 (one) mark.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/2 mark for each wrong answer.
  • The candidates will use black ball pen to answer the OMR based answer sheet.
  • There will be a separate question paper for Forester-I and Forest Guards.

Syllabus:
  • i) General Mathematics.
  • ii) English & Vernacular (Grammar & Comprehension & Composition)
  • iii) Logical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • iv) Assam's History, Geography, Polity & Economy
  • v) General awareness/General knowledge and Current affairs 

2. Stenographer (Grade-III)


i. First Phase Test: 

  • For the posts of Stenographer Grade-III, Written Test will be the First Phase Test.
  • A common question paper will be set for Stenographers and Forester-I, the details of which are mentioned above.
ii. Second Phase Test:  
  • For the posts of Stenographer Grade- III, the Practical Test will be the Second Phase Test.
  • After completion of the Written Test, a merit list will be prepared for each category (Un-reserved, OBC/MOBC,SC and EWS ) for both males and females ) on the basis of total marks scored in written test.
  • Candidates will be called for Practical Test in order of merit at the rate of 5 (five) times the number of posts allotted in respect of each category (Unreserved, OBC/MOBC,SC,ST(P),ST(H) & EWS) both male and female.



Components of Practical Test for Stenographer (Grade-III):

  1. Speed Test in shorthand at a speed of 80 words per minute (duration 5 minutes & 400 words dictation): 5 minutes
  2. Time to be given to the candidates for testing the computer: 3 minutes
  3. Time for transcription for the dictated portion in computer: 20 minutes
  4. Maximum 50 marks
  5. Marks for dictation and transcription: Candidate will have to transcribe the dictated paragraph of 400 words on computer.
  6. Mark 0.125 for every correct transcribed word will be awarded.


3. Surveyor, Driver, Carpenter & Mahut

i. First Phase Test: 
  • For the posts of Surveyor, Driver, Carpenter and Mahut, the First Phase will be a common Written Test.
  • The duration of the Written Test will be of 2 (two) hours on the subjects as given below.
  • The Test will be of 75 marks with 75 questions completely OMR based.
  • Each question will be of 1 (one) mark.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/2 mark for each wrong answer.
  • The candidates will use black ball pen to answer the OMR based answer sheet.
Syllabus:
  • i) Elementary Arithmetic
  • ii) Vernacular Language
  • iii) Basic General Awareness/ General knowledge

ii. Second Phase Test: 

  • The Second Phase Test for Surveyor, Driver, Carpenter and Mahut will be a Skill /Practical Test in respective field.
  • After completion of the Written Test a merit list will be prepared for each category (Unreserved, OBC/MOBC,SC,ST(P),ST(H) and EWS ) for both males and females ) on the basis of total marks scored in Written test.
  • Candidates will be called for Practical Test/Skill Test in order of merit at the rate of 5 (five) times the number of posts allotted in respect of each category (Unreserved, OBC/MOBC,SC,ST(P),ST(H) & EWS) both male and female.



a) Second Phase Test for the posts of Surveyor:



Total 100 Marks.

i) Mensuration:Pt-I

Marks: 40 marks (Objective type)

Time: 1 hr.



ii) Drawing:Pt-II
Marks: 60 marks (Descriptive type)
Time: 2 hrs.

b) Second Phase/Skill Test for the post of Driver, Carpenter & Mahut:
Practical Test: 50 marks

B. Extra Curricular Activities:
Maximum 30 (thirty) marks will be awarded against various Extra Curricular Activities such as computer degrees/ courses, NCC, Home Guards, Sports, experience of work in Forest Department, etc.

C. Final Selection:

The Final Merit Lists shall be prepared on the marks scored on following components of recruitment process :-


a) Forester-I:
A) Written Exam: 100 marks
B) Extra-curricular Activities: 30 marks
Total: 130 marks

b) Forest Guard:

A) Written Exam: 75 marks
B)Extra-curricular Activities: 30 marks
Total: 105 marks

c) Stenographer Grade-III:

A) Written Exam: 100 marks
B) Test in Stenography: 50 marks
C)Extra-curricular Activities: 30 marks
Total: 180 marks

d) Surveyor:
A) Written Test: 75 Marks
B) Second Phase Test: 100 Marks
C) Extra Curricular Activities: 30 Marks.
Total: 205 marks

e) Carpenter, Driver and Mahut:

A) Written Test: 75 Marks
B) Second Phase / Skill Test: 50 Marks
C) Extra Curricular Activities: 30 Marks
Total: 155 marks


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